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. the gift that is going to help students who need to attend college. michael bloomberg is giving $350 million, bloomberg has given more than a pillion bucks to the school since he graduated in the 60s. of the 350 million, $100 million will be used for financial aid. thank you the for staying with us. we have the big winners from the screen actors build awards. cia thriller argo won for cast performance. lead acting honors to jennifer lawrence. r rated fairy tale, hansel and gretel took top honors. play book which is up for 8th academy awards landed third place with $10 million. >> working for you, keeping you ahead of the icy storm. a pree have you of the rally, the sendsoff they are going to new orleans in style. the fans are in the cold. >>> i'm megan pringle. >> i'm charley crowson. weather is going to be the big story, as a result, a number of delays and closings, baltimore city, harford, cecil, howard, kent county, all on a 2 hour delay. >> lorel university, baltimore, columbia, timonium on a 90 minute delay. >> gillman school on a 2-hour delay and roland park country school be
, she gets an f. >> that ad, that pressure ad comes from new york city mayor michael bloomberg's pro-gun reform superpac. it's part of his campaign to build support in congress for meaningful national gun reform. and you know what? it appears to be working. once that ad started running in her district, debbie halvorson, who had said she would not be moved on this issue, debbie halvorson moved on this issue. ms. halvorson telling buzzfeed, quote, my win will not be a victory for the nra. how can it be a victory for the nra when i'm for universal background checks, beefing up the database, going after straw buyers and making sure we register our guns. those are not things the nra wants. that's true. those are not things the nra wants. and that is probably going to make it hard to hold on to that nra "a" rating. but maybe that's not the most important thing in the world anymore? in the debate over gun policy and gun laws, we are supposed to believe that the only real pressure on this issue comes from the nra, who of course always push against reform. but there is pressure on the other s
as well, and it's not just michael bloomberg's pac. we reported recently on new democratic senator heidi heitkamp. well, the coalition to start gun violence started running these ads in washington, d.c. and back home in north dakota, calling senator heitkamp out for having said that. senator heitkamp then issued a statement clarifying her feelings, saying, quote, all options must be on the table when it comes to addressing gun violence in america. heidi heitkamp responding to pressure, just the way debbie "not budging" halvorson responded to pressure when she discovered a sudden new-found willingness to advocate for background checks for guns, nra be damned. pressure worked. pressure works. pressure works not just for the nra, but for the other side too. well, today in washington, the senate judiciary committee convened a hearing, a very high profile hearing with a title that was ambitiously broad, "what should we do about gun violence?" five witnesses on both sides of the issue offered expert testimony. those witnesses included nra executive vice president wayne lapierre, naturally. way
and maybe even snow on friday. >> how much mayor michael bloombergal gave to his alma mater. >> think you're a pro at juggling multiple tasks? research shows you may not be as good as you think, next. >> and i'm kim dacey. >> and i'm kim dacey. i'll take you to the [ female announcer ] having grands biscuits in the morning is easy. pop them in, go about your business, and in just 15 minutes, your family can enjoy warm fresh from the oven biscuits. pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >> in this morning's "medical alert," a new study out of kiezer perm 911 tae shows an increase over the past three years, they found a 25% increase in adhd cases from 2001 to 2010. the biggest increase is in african-american children but white children are most likely to be diagnosed. nearly half of babies and toddlers after a study of over 300,000 children. they found half of children two months two years
, maryland. this is where michael bloomberg is expected to speak at a gun seminar. it's a gun control summit. maybe we'll check in later to see what he has to say. >>> residents of newtown, connecticut are debating the future of sandy hook elementary school. >> the big question they are facing right now, is it better to reopen it or to just tear it down completely? the site of last month's mass shooting killed 20 children and six adults is still a crime scene. sandy hook students and teachers are holding glasses now at a school in a neighboring town. residents discussed what to do with the vacant school. >> i still think we should respect [ indiscernible ] or the [ indiscernible ] [ inaudible ] to happen to that school. >> residents discuss the possibility of tearing the school down completely or demolishing only the portion where the people were killed. some say it should stay standing and reopen. school officials plan to meet privately with victims' families for their input. >>> after the mass murder at sandy hook public schools in san francisco
'malley who is the governor of maryland, and new york mayor michael bloomberg. [applause] >> thank you. my honor. >> mr. president, thank you very much. thank you for the amazing work that goes on here at johns hopkins in some new realms, including here at the bloomberg school of public health. it's always a great honor to be here, especially to play warm-up act to mike bloomberg at johns hopkins. proud alumnus, very few of your sons, i dare six so, mr. president, he's also been a terrific friend to the city of baltimore. and we are -- we're here together just this past april, in fact, to dedicate the bloomberg children center named in honor of his mother, which looks i think like one of the most handsome new buildings in baltimore, as i drive by. look, a great american once said that no nation whose citizens fear to walk their own streets is healthy. and there is a sickness in our country, and that sickness is gun violence. it's fitting, therefore, that we're here at the bloomberg school because gun violence is truly a public health issue. it's about health of our cities and towns, about
as a civil rights activist. it is part of three days of booktv. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg is calling on congress and the white house to reduce gun violence. he spoke at johns hopkins university in baltimore. he said congress is hampering baltimore efforts. he was joined by maryland governor martin o'malley for this event. >> it is important to note where we are gathering. in the past year alone, there were more than 2700 gun related crimes in baltimore. sadly, this is a place where gun violence is not a surprising event. on this anniversary, gathered in a city that must contend daily with the unforgiving toll of gun violence, the importance of this summit cannot be overstated. because our conversations, it will be on the backdrops of a bleak record. it is tempting to regard this summit as one more exercise in futility. the skeptics feel good ideas are no match for the formidable interests that oppose gun control legislation. town.is even after new t i urge a more optimistic view. it is predicated on the belief we are not tethered to the matrix of inadequate national gun la
york city mayor michael bloomberg giving $350 million to his al 345 matter johns hopkins university. $100 million is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. bloomberg has given more than $1 billion to the school since he graduated in the mid 1960's. speaking of money and higher education. we have a special guest telling us how to pay for a college education which is getting more and more expensive. you have some tips to tell you know what i mean terms of fafsa specifically. >> yes. we're getting to the time of year where you have to file your fafsa in order to get aid for the upcoming college semester. the big thing is you have to file early. sometimes with schools it's sort of a first come, first served basis. also if you delay, you may not get as much as you otherwise could have. >> and there were people that assume they don't qualify and won't do it. >> that's right. some people who have higher incomes feel they won't get aid for their child but that may not be the case especially if your child is looking at a private school or looking for aid for the child in college.
to take you to baltimore now, it is the johns hopkins summit on gun control. mayor michael bloomberg is speaking. >> including private sales at gun shows and online. these private sales now account for more than 40% of all gun sales nationally, which means that in 2012 alone, there were more than 6 million gun sales that happened with no background checks. many of those guns, being sold are handguns which are used in about 90% of all firearms murders. and across the united states, more than 80% of gun owners and more than 90% of americans support requiring background checks for all gun sales. so there's really no debate here, it's common sense. we have laws on the books that require background checks when dealers sell guns, it's time for the president and congress to make that the law of the land for all sales. 40% where the law does not apply means the law is basically a sham. second, congress should make gun trafficking a federal crime n new york city, 85% of the weapons that we recover from crime scenes come from out of state sources but federal laws designed to curtail sales of a
michael bloomberg, while medics tended to the some six dozen people hurt, two critically with head injuries. other passengers were worried the boat was sinking. >> they thought they were gonna take water on, so the captain was yelling really fast, get help, 'cause i guess they thought they were really going to go down. >> reporter: the ntsb has sent a team from washington to investigate what happened while the ferry company's president says the crew was tested immediately after the accident. >> the breathalyzer crews have been reported to be negative for the crew. >> reporter: although some witnesses say the ferry pitched to one side when passengers quickly lined up on that side to disembark. chris clackum, nbc news. >>> over the middle eastern part of the world, there's been record-breaking rain and rare snowfall over the past several days. today, even more snow fell in israel and in the west bank. parts of jerusalem's old city have flooded along with places on the gaza strip. business also to find ways to gets the water out of their stores. waves were high in the port city of gaz
hosting a summit on reducing gun violence. speakers have included new york city mayor michael bloomberg and maryland governor martin o'malley. this afternoon at 4 eastern they'll hold a news conference to release their recommendations. we'll have that live as well here on c-span2. the house of representatives is working today, they're working on a bill on hurricane sapty relief. they're -- sandy relief. they're just underway. we spoke to a capitol hill reporter earlier today to find out more about where the bill stands. >> host: first, eric lawson is a staff writer for the hill newspaper here in washington. joining us on the phone. just walk us through the agenda for the house. the senate is not in, but the house is back. why? what are they doing? >> guest: well, first off, they're going to do a reading of the constitution. that's something that was new when republicans took over the house in 2011. it was part of their pledge to america, and they're doing that. but in the afternoon and evening, we'll move into a debate of votes on the hurricane sandy relief package. all told it's about
michael bloomberg is also out pushing the message saying the upcoming debate is one gun control activists can win. >> there are some legislators who think differently or they think that their careers would be limited if they go against the nra. i don't happen to think that's true. the nra was notoriously unsuccessful in the last election term. i create a little pac, and we went against four nra members, in three cases the opponent won. you can beat the nra. >> while the white house task force led by vice president joe biden is considering an array of measures to combat the problem, including reinstating the assault weapons ban, banning high capacity magazines, requiring background and mental health checks, opponents to any changes in the nation's gun laws are using a familiar refrain. >> within minutes we saw politicians run out and try to exploit this tragedy, try to push their political agenda of gun control. >> meanwhile, the chief obstacle to any weapons reform of any kind ever, the nra, stands by this prescription. >> the only way to stop a monster from killing our kids is to be pers
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this week. you have the mayor of new york, michael bloomberg, also maryland governor martin o'malley today. they began this two-day summit in baltimore on how to reduce gun violence in america. there are specific recommendations are expected tomorrow. mayor bloomberg, who co-chairs the group mayors against illegal guns, said congress has to limit access to assault weapons. >> is limiting the availability of military-style weapons and high capacity magazines with more than ten rounds. these guns and equipment are not designed for sport or home defense. they are designed to kill large numbers of people quickly. that's the only purpose they have. they belong on the battlefield. >> now, keep in mind, getting assault weapons ban through congress could be a extraordinarily difficult, so gun control advocates are going after retailers, especially huge ones like walmart. senator chuck schumer saying just yesterday, tried to shame walmart into halting gun sales. >> it is hard to believe that walmart, the nation's largest retailer, is being so irresponsible on this issue. i would hope that people wo
chirp about nutrition. >>> michael bloomberg has donated about $1 billion to his alma mater. $100million of that donation is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. according to the university, bloomberg is believed to be the first person to ever reach the $1 billion level of giving to a single u.s. institution of higher education. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is urging his party to stay unitied. he spoke to a group of conservatives yesterday in washington. he told the crowd they must stick agent together and pick their fights against president obama during his second term. he is calling obama care 13,000 pages of regulations. >> sometimes we will have to reject the president's proposals. that time might come more than once. and sometimes we'll have to make them better. the president will bait us. he will portray us as cruel and unruling. >> the wisconsin congressman is positioning himself for a possible run for the white house in 2016. the party must briden its appeal to include more minorities and women. >>> chuck hagels nomination to replies le
gun violence in america, including martin o'malley, the governor of maryland, and michael bloomberg, mayor of new york city, co-chair of the mayor's against illegal guns coalition. that is at 9:00 a.m. on c-span 2. now we are going to the democratic line, murray, from brooklyn, n.y. caller: good morning. the last two comments that you read and the vice-president _ my point. we need to look at individual -- underscore my point. we need to look at individual responsibility and gun violence. people who feel they have the right to own guns or published media to -- which shows violence have a firm foundation, but the but -- but the foundation that they cannot stand on is that we must consume this type of material. individual responsibility means do not buy it. if we do not buy it, do not patronize it, it goes out of business. it does not come to a matter of the right to have certain types of media. if we as a consumer do not buy, do not consume, do not patronize this type of media, these type of outlets will of course either have to take their business in another direction or go out of b
effective leader than the namesake of this school, john hopkins graduate michael bloomberg. [applause] mayor bloomberg conveined the first subject -- with the agenda -- to crack down on legal guns with every tool at their disposal. he concluded, if congress won't take the lead, we have to, and he has. in the seven years since, he's made the removal of such weapons in new york his focus. with 800 municipal leaders of all stripes and nearly a million folloerwers and he is focused on the reasonable restrictions to make the greatest difference for public safety. the mayor may comprise a source for my optimism. in public health issue after issue he has shown courage, stamina, and innovation for life-saving policy changes. his commitment is absolute. i would not want to find myself on the opposite side of an issue to which he has placed his skills. he will speak in a moment. but first i would like to welcome to the podium, governor martin o'malley. a former mayor of this great city and supporter of john hopkins and smart, data-driven efforts. violent crime has fallen 24% since he was elected in 20
on large agree drinks. also spearheaded by mayor michael bloomberg. beverage and restaurant group called the ban unconstitutional and added burdens small businesses. >> the ban, scheduled to go into effect in march, makes it illegal for new york city restaurants to sell a sugary drinks large and 16 ounces. all in an effort to combat obesity. but it does not apply to stores like 711. which seldom made georgesell thf large drinks. >> the fine for doing so as $200. the ban is mayor bloomberg latest initiative to try to improve public health. >> during his tenure, the outlawed smoking in bars and restaurants, regard chain restaurants to pose kalikow, and ban the use of trans fat in food preparation. >> investigators say there is no time line for when the drdeamliner to return to flight. the faa are still trying to figure out the cause of the electrical problems at a crowded boeing 787 dreamliner fleet around the world. the national transportation safety board work with manufacturers in arizona and running a series of new test of their lives battery systems. a battery related to fire on the t
of new york city mayor michael bloomberg have often had provisions and then for gun registration and many other violations of the civil liberties of law-abiding persons such as allowing gun bans for people accused but acquitted of drug crimes. universal background checks should be available. it was a wise move by president obama in his january 16 press conference to begin changes in federal drug -- regulations to allow the private sellers to access the background check system viq licensed firearm dealers. many people would take advantage of that and i commend them but mandating universal checks can only be enforceable if there is universal gun registration and we know that universal gun registration in every country in the world where it has existed has been a serious peril to gun ownership. universal gun registration was imposed by canada in 1995 and was later repealed in 2012 by the canadian parliament because it was such a fiasco. if we want to save lives right now, there is only one thing that will stop the next copycat killer in the lawful armed self- defense and the schools not only
want to live here. mayor michael bloomberg proposed a challenge to the city's best architects. >> there's enormous demand for apartment that is people can afford and are right sized for some. >> reporter: design a space no bigger than 350 square feet into an affordable and comfortable micro apartment. one model looks more like the interior of a boat than a house. the couch is also a bed. a wall doubles as a counter. eric's team won the contest and now gets to build an entire apartment block. >> this administration is trying to offer options to people who are currently priced out. >> reporter: jason sash lives in a micro apartment in manhattan, 250 square feet. that's his only closet. the average suburban garage is bigger. the secret, he says, is creativity, like removing the kitchen cabinet doors, and minimalism. >> you definitely need to consider each piece of the apartment and make sure it serves multiple purposes and functions. >> each inch? >> each inch of the apartment. >> reporter: there are well-designed small apartments for people, even though people aren't well designed for sma
've heard of the generosity of so many other people like warren buffett and our own mayor, michael bloomberg, and others who don't get recognition. the average person out there is generous, i think. they want to be philanthropic but can't give a lot. if someone out there can afford to give $10 to any cause, where would you want them to send it? >> there are a lot of wonderful choices. there's one called donors choose where teachers put up projects and those are for small amounts of money. you go to that website you can help fund a thing that a teacher is trying to do with their class. can you go to save the children. they help mothers have safe births. you can go to the polio vaccination website t takes donations of any size. you can be sure that these organizations will put your money to good use. >> we talk a lot about the progress that you are achieving here. can you compare for me, though, the feeling you get today from being able to give away millions and billions of dollars to the feeling you had as a young man, being able to make your first million dollars? there's no crime in looking
checks that have been proposed in recent congresses with the support of new york city mayor michael bloomberg have often had provisions and then for gun registration and many other violations of the civil liberties of law-abiding persons such as allowing gun bans for people accused but acquitted of drug crimes. universal background checks should be available. it was a wise move by president obama in his january 16 press conference to begin changes in federal drug -- regulations to allow the private sellers to access the background check system v licensed firearm dealers. many people would take advantage of that and i commend them but mandating universal checks can only be enforceable if there is universal gun registration and we know that universal gun registration in every country in the world where it has existed has been a serious peril to gun ownership. universal gun registration was imposed by canada in 1995 and was later repealed in 2012 by the canadian parliament because it was such a fiasco. if we want to save lives right now, there is only one thing that will stop the next
-- 27, kind of chilly. >> johns hopkins university is celebrating a major donation from michael blumberg. the school announced today that the mayor is giving them $350 million. most of the money will support faculty research and teaching. the rest of financial aid for undergraduates. bloomberg has given more than $1 billion to the inner-city where he graduated in 1964. >> and now your 11 insta- weather-plus forecast with john collins. >> quick check of the radar. again, some flurries west of town, along the potomac river. up into pennsylvania coming off the great lakes. earlier, it was the weather impulse that was producing the snow showers, primarily from baltimore westward. now this appears to be related to remnants of a lake effect, or a hybrid. it is not as no accumulator. 34 was the high. temperatures still below the average. a little warmer than it has been. the morning low yesterday was 20. tomorrow morning will be colder than that. overall trend -- here is the normal high. 42 to 41 degrees. we have been below that mark. next week we are going to take a boost on temperatures. leas
think, you know, their security go in the bloomberg administration. we're all -- maybe people are counting. third terms are tough, but my view is that at this point let's see it through to the end. >> michael myers, director of new york civil rights coalition to i wonder, commissioner, if you would comment, a change and progress and welfare reform policies. that no man in the home rule, -- [inaudible] because the mother and the children needed a system. so now in your current policy, you are encouraging -- [inaudible] what respect they change in social values? no more is there a father in the home. now families. so you can have a situation where you are defining parents of parenting and family such as depositing of head of the household. cycle that want you to talk about the requirements and context of mass unemployment. >> i will do both of those. first, i'm glad you raised the issue about father in the household. because the other way that we sort of try to tackle the single parent family issue is that we can see a little bit on marriage and say, well, let's work with the de
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